As discussed at the meeting last night, the Port of Corpus Christi has plans for a series of projects on or related to Harbor Island at Port Aransas including, a terminal for loading Very Large Crude Carriers and dredging the ship channel to 75 feet. The ecological impact of these projects and other related projects … Continue reading Harbor Island Projects and the Port Aransas Conservancy
The 25th Annual Billy Sandifer Big Shell Cleanup is slated for Saturday February 29, 2020 at the Padre Island National Seashore. This is the Silver Anniversary of this unique event. Volunteers are needed at Malaquite Visitor’s center no later than 8:00 AM on Saturday, February 29. Normal park admission will be waived for Cleanup participants – … Continue reading 25th Billy Sandifer Big Shell Beach Cleanup
25th Annual Billy Sandifer Big Shell Beach Cleanup Date: Saturday February 29, 2020 Time and Place: We ask that all volunteers show up no later than 8 am at the Malaquite Visitor's Center parking lot. We will have Friends of Padre board members there by 7 am that morning to start lining everyone up. … Continue reading PINS Beach Clean Up
GRTU Tomorrow Fund’s third year raises more than $30K for youth programs The attached article https://www.tu.org/blog/grtu-tomorrow-funds-third-year-raises-more-than-30k-for-youth-programs/ discusses the Tomorrow Fund established in 2017 by the GRTU to support's TU's Headwaters Youth Program. Headwaters provides support for outreach programs to kids of all ages. GRTU has pledged $10,000 per year for 10 years to the Tomorrow … Continue reading
For those TFF members who may not also be TU members, this article https://www.tu.org/blog/tus-top-10-conservation-campaigns-of-2019/ discusses TU's top conservation projects for 2019. As you can see from the article, the projects cover most of the cold water fisheries in the US.
Oktberfisch is a fly fishing festival that was started by the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers. There are vendors, educational opportunities, and of course, fishing. It is held in October every year in Junction, Texas at an RV park on on either the North or South Llano River for a number of years. This year's Oktoberfisch was … Continue reading TFF Forming Committee to Assist with Oktoberfisch
The November edition of the Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine urges voters to support constitutional Proposition 5 which would dedicate sales taxes from the sales of sporting goods to TPWD and the Historical Commission. "Dedicated appropriations would ensure a reliable and predictable source of funding to not only keep state parks and historical sites safe … Continue reading TPW Magazine Urges Vote for Prop. 5 to Benefit State Parks